Hackers target British Airways, GitHub, Slack in fresh wave of cyber attacks
Hackers target British Airways, GitHub, Slack in fresh wave of cyber attacks

British Airways' air-miles accounts, the coding site GitHub and the work chat service Slack have all been targeted in the latest wave of cyber-attacks.

Study says fitness wristbands 'vulnerable' to third-party hack attacks

Fitness trackers of all kinds have become extremely popular, helping people to manage their physical activity and calorie intake and stay in shape. However, such devices also process important personal data about their owners and it is important to keep it secure.

Is your e-mail password really strong enough?
Is your e-mail password really strong enough?

Are you sure the password you created for your Gmail or Facebook account strong enough?

China has hacked 'every major company' in US: Ex US spy chief

The Chinese government hackers have broken into the computers at every major American company to steal valuable secrets, according to a former US spy master.

Over 700 government websites have been hacked since 2012
Over 700 government websites have been hacked since 2012

Over 700 government websites that are hosted under 'gov.In' and 'nic.In' domains have been hacked by cyber criminals since 2012, Parliament was informed Wednesday.

FBI investigates pro-ISIS hacks: Report

The FBI is investigating a string of hacks that defaced US websites with imagery from the Islamic State jihadist group.

Hackers use social media to plan major attacks

 The rapid expansion of social media has enabled hackers to closely cooperate and group with each other to launch measured attacks, an industry expert said here on Saturday.

U.S. air safety threatened by possible hacking : Senators

Major security vulnerabilities in the Federal Aviation Administration`s information systems are putting air traffic control programs, along with plane passengers, at risk, two U.S. senators said in a letter to the transportation secretary on Monday. 

Twitter's chief financial officer's account hacked
Twitter's chief financial officer's account hacked

Twitter's chief financial officer Anthony Noto's Twitter account was reportedly hacked.

Malaysia Airlines website hacked by Cyber Caliphate

 Malaysia Airlines (MAS) confirmed Monday that their Domain Name System (DNS) was compromised, media reported.

Malaysia Airlines website hacked by group "Cyber Caliphate"

The official website of national carrier Malaysia Airlines was hacked on Monday by a group calling itself the "Official Cyber Caliphate".

China says Microsoft Outlook hacking allegations 'groundless'

Allegations that Chinese authorities hacked into Microsoft Corp`s Outlook email service are "groundless slander", the official Xinhua news agency quoted Beijing`s cyberspace regulator as saying late on Thursday.

Obama says hacks show need for cyber security law

President Barack Obama said Tuesday the hacking of Sony and the Pentagon Central Command`s Twitter feed highlight the urgent need to pass new cybersecurity laws.

Islamic State sympathisers launch cyber attack on US, hack Central Command's Twitter, YouTube accounts
Islamic State sympathisers launch cyber attack on US, hack Central Command's Twitter, YouTube accounts

US Central Command suspended its Twitter page on Monday after a group declaring sympathy for Islamic State jihadists hacked its social media accounts and posted internal documents.

Obama turns focus to Internet security, privacy

President Barack Obama will highlight plans next week to protect American consumers and businesses from cyber threats, a month after the most high-profile hacking attack on a US company.

US slaps more sanctions on North Korea after Sony hack
US slaps more sanctions on North Korea after Sony hack

North Korea was hit with more US sanctions on Friday in response to what Washington said was its role in a cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment, the White House said on Friday.

Jennifer Garner slams 'abusive' hacking
Jennifer Garner slams 'abusive' hacking

Actress Jennifer Garner has slammed the hacking of female celebrities' photographs as 'violent abuse'.

Hacker claims to have developed way to copy fingerprints using digital camera
Hacker claims to have developed way to copy fingerprints using digital camera

A member of Europe's oldest hacker collective, the Chaos Computer Club has claimed to have developed a method to copy fingerprints using a common digital camera.

North Korean websites now accessible

North Korea's major websites were back online Tuesday after more than a month's outage.

Now, hackers may eye your cars' safety features to steal information, extort money

 Motoring experts have warned that hackers can exploit one's car by attacking the safety features to steal information, extort money or even control vehicles.